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cases regarding same-sex marriage. california's proposition eight. in the other case, the court decided the defense of marriage act violates the fifth amendment's guarantee of equal protection. later tonight, a review of the entire supreme court term, which ended last week. on the next "washington journal, duane matthews" on higher education. .nd james o'keefe frank of m.i.t. technology review discovers -- discusses his recent article. plus, we will take your calls, e-mails, and tweaks. 7:00 at eastern on c-span. california voters in 2008, proposition eight banned same-sex marriages in the state. in 2010, a federal judge ruled the amendment is unconstitutional and the ruling was upheld in the supreme court. last week, the court ruled proposition eight backers lacked funding to end the 2000 a law. same-sex marriages can continue in the state. here are the march oral arguments in the case. >> we'll hear argument this morning in case 12-144, hollingsworth v. perry. mr. cooper? >> thank you, mr. chief justice, and may it please the court -- new york's highest court, in a case simila
tickets. the city of malibu in california is going to allow volunteers, volunteers on patrol, as they call them, to assist with directing traffic, monitoring parking and handing out real tickets. they receive a half-day's training by the sheriff's department, which is saying this will save $50,000 worth of their officers' valuable time.
for so many, a land that in many respects really is an island - california. >> ♪music. >>roar of airplane. >>california! where better to talk diversity! >>♪music. >>there's more than just a diversity of faces in california. this is our most bio-diverse state - ridiculously so! there are over 5,860 different types of plants here, 2,153 of them are endemic - they are found nowhere else. add to this over 540 birds, 214 mammals, 77 reptiles, 47 amphibians, 83 fish...and, well, you get the picture! why? the state is big - it's huge! but there are small places here where diversity is really high. it's more than size. to begin to answer the question we travel to one of these diverse corners, torrey pines state reserve, just outside of san diego. so here are some really local statistics. right here in san diego county we have three million people. that makes it the fifth most populated county in the united states. in fact, three million people makes it larger than the population of 20 out of the 50 states. all these people share this place, these 2.7 million acres that make up san d
stories of hope, survival and resilience here in california. >>♪music. >>a state with seemingly boundless diversity! a land of plenty that was california. a place for dreamers, a refuge for relics - there always seems to be room for all types here. man's hand has greatly changed california. concrete rivers, monster cities, and endless valleys of grass that are today, only crops. persecution and changes nearly stripped the state of the greatest biological treasures and some disappeared completely. the state flag itself holds the image of the extinct california grizzly. there are miracles of survival too. many of the most compelling stories can be found along the picturesque coastline. one of the best places to observe the unique life here is one of my favorite places on the planet, point lobos state reserve. >>that's a cute little guy isn't it? that's a harbor seal. it's really one of the most common and widespread seals in north america. matter of fact, that is the seal that most people have seen, if you've seen a seal on the east coast of the us, but they're also common here in californi
marriage reporters for same sex partners in california have's violated their rights. this has no place in california but the proponents my office is prepared to litigate cabins any delay equal it for all medical examiners. this is what we've been fighting for in san francisco over the course of 9 years. we've been honored to stand next to the american foundation for equal rights and kate jones and led by ted olsen and they did an absolutely we have job and with the legal team. the marriage of equal it movement started in massachusetts by when gaffe convenient took on this structural. it's been a long struggle and we're glad it once in a while we'll have the equal marriage here. with that i'll be happy to answer any questions the media has. (clapping) >> the opinion that is there any indication of the courts. >> we did a quick search of the opinion and there's nothing indicated that they would limit the scope of the injunction. first of all, san francisco was a party so we're bound by the scope of that injunction. he was clear to say that county clerks and others authorizing under the
(applause) >> well, thank you and welcome to california. it's a great place to come and talk about solar energy because we are in the forefront of certainly the rest of the states, probably -- in fact, certainly in the western hemisphere, california is in the lead. and that's important. but being in the lead doesn't mean we've arrived at the goal. got a long way to go and i hope the work you do here, the conversations, the relationships that are formed can help advance the cause of solar energy and renewable energy or generally. back when i was governor the first time, that was a long time ago -- some of you folks weren't even born then -- not too many. i see a few gray hairs here who are hanging around. that was a long time ago, 38 years ago, as a matter of fact. very few people get to be governor 38 years after they first started. [laughter] >> with a 28-year hiatus. (applause) so, i guess i have to expiate my many political sins and i spent time in the wilderness. but i am back and i can reflect on how politics work, how it worked then, what's happened in the meantime, challenge
>> coming up on "california country": think this sweet treat just cab't get any better? think again. >> oh, my! it's ready. >> it's ready? >> it's ready. >> then find out why this meal was 52 weeks in the making. >> i would like you to know that this morning at the farmers' market, we purchased everything that you're gonna have for dinner tonight. >> next, learn the hidden ranching roots behind hearst castle. and they're a summertime favorite--see what you can do with some of the season's best frtit. it's all ahead, and it starts now. [captioning made possible by california farm bureau federation] >> ♪ la la la la la la da da da da... ♪ >> here at birk's restaurant in santa clara, they're known for being a south bay institution. since 1989, plate after heaping plate has been served up to a pretty discriminating crowd. and no matter how full they are, most leave room for dessert, desserts that are almost too pretty to eat--almost. >> here we have the orange- creamsicle-flavored ice cream. it sits on a carved-out half of a navel orange. so here is our desserts for our v.i.p. table
california at that time was leading the way in solar and building efficiency, and then very shortly after 1982 promulgated appliance efficiency standards. so, we did get the sense of renewable energy, efficiency, elegance in the way we handle resources. today, of course, we know a lot more. we know about climate change. we know about population, several billion more. we know if the demographers are right, the world will add 2 billion people. we now have 2 billion cars. the last time there were a couple hundred million cars. in fact, cars are reproducing faster than people. [laughter] >> and as long as they're using oil we've got a problem. that's why in california we have a goal to have a million electric vehicles by 2025. (applause) >> so, that's -- just within the last two months, we actually recorded over 2000 megawatts of solar energy being put into the grid, which is more than [speaker not understood] provided. (applause) >> of course, the solar works for six hours or so and nuclear works for, you know, four times as long. however, it leaves a little bit of a tail afterwards that has
visible yet because they've gotten a few thousand electrical vehicles in california but the plan is to have millions as soon as possible and we do also have thousands of electrical charges places in california which shocks me. and san francisco has got a ton of them. we have them right out front of course and in civic center garage and all our ucf campuses and all over the place. they're not accessible. the machine itself, you know, there's a kind of a post, it has what has a hose sticking out the side and that's the connection. the machine i think it fine. i think the manufacturer has done their fact and it's easy to use for someone in a wheelchair. i don't think we're talking about blind people and others with disabilities, however the charging all happens in parking spaces. state govern's office of opr which is the office of planning and research produced a guideline which doesn't really require the ada minimum nor does it address california building code minimum for parking spaces or for any special feature that the public uses either in a private accommodation or in
happened if the shooting happened in california? a comparison of the law and whether george zimmerman would have stood trial here. >>> the search continues for a 21-month-old who was reported missing last wednesday. two teams are working to find daphne webb who was reported missing after her father left her in the car with her grandmotherth who suffers from -- grandmother who suffers from dementia. john webb is not a suspend. police say they are still treating her disappearance as a missing child case. >>> police are looking for a driver who hit and killed a man early this morning and drove off. the body was discovered here on an over pass over 80 at 5:10 a.m. this morning. they have not yet released the name of the man who is believed to be homeless. >>> police have arrested a man suspended in a hit and run last december. officers arrested him yesterday afternoon. investigators say he struck and killed a 64-year-old on december 20 while he was walking his dog. the dog was also killed. he was arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run. >>> the california supreme courtb today refused a requ
as they're using oil we've got a problem. that's why in california we have a goal to have a million electric vehicles by 2025. (applause) >> so, that's -- just within the last two months, we actually recorded over 2000 megawatts of solar energy being put into the grid, which is more than [speaker not understood] provided. (applause) >> of course, the solar works for six hours or so and nuclear works for, you know, four times as long. however, it leaves a little bit of a tail afterwards that has to be dealt with. so, but it's an important milestone. and california does have the goal of 33% renewable energy. we have the goal of a million solar rooftops. we already have over 130,000 installations on homes and small businesses. so, we're looking at utility, scale, installation of solar, we're looking at individual homes, and businesses. so, wherever we can, we are encouraging it. we're number oned in the country. we're going to keep on going. it's very critical. now, i know from the idea to the execution to the secure realization, it takes a long time. and we have to have patience. we h
killed by police and security over the course of 2012. go to california were prisoners have entered the 10th day of a hunger strike calling for better conditions -- many of them held in solitary confinement for over a decade. today, july 16, 2013, 2493 inmates in 15 state prisons are participating in a mass hunger strike. 201 inmates in seven state prisons refuse to go to work today. >> all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. protests are continuing nationwide in the aftermath of the week and acquittal of george zimmerman for the killing of trayvon martin. indreds of people marched los angeles and san francisco on tuesday night for the fourth straight day. and washington, d.c., the reverend al sharpton gathered with other civil rights leaders outside the justice department to call for rallies in 100 cities this weekend demanding justice for trayvon. it is nowbe clear, because of these laws and upheld by a jury in this trial where anyone walking, committing no crime, can be followed or approached by another
of the people from all over california to compliment the style of those two towers arrest i'm looking forward of seeing the design and the architect terry. i'm trying to not miss pronounce that name. but i will say too it's more meaningful to have partner particle from china. that's meaningful to me it will represent our future in tourism in the enlightened challenge of students and there the leadership will open up a lot of conversations with our businesses and argue resident in china to compliment what's going on in san francisco. i can't wait to see those up and in 2015 will be here how we work with all our agencies the particular reason to the d b i and the oothsz other agencies to make sure we compliment not only great transportation and neighborhoods this will be so inspiring for the rest of the country. congratulations to the partnership with china and also carl thank you for being such a great partner. you were there when the city was so successful and thank you to our new partners. we're going to continue to roll out those relationships and for china and the u.s. to invest together w
is a separate policy you get after you get renters insurance through the california earthquake authority, very inexpensive. and it helps owners and it helps tenants because it gives relocation costs and it pays their rent. this is a huge impact on building owners. >> it's huge, it really is. you know, a lot of owners don't realize that, you know, when there is an earthquake, their money flow is going to stop. how are they going to pay their mortgages, how are they going to pay their other bills, how are they going to live? >> what else can property owners do in residential rental housing before an earthquake? >> well, the first thing you want to do is get your property assessed. find out what the geology is at your site. get an expert in to look at structural and nonstructural losses. the structural losses, a lot of times, aren't going to be that bad if you prepare. an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. get in there and get your property assessed and figure it out. >> so, what is a nonstructural issue that might cause losses? >> well, you know, pipes, for instance. pipes will whip a
. from joe is up first california. hello. caller: good morning. i am a veteran. why is congress ignoring the thousands of experts demanding a real investigation of why building seven fell on 9/11. an effort to ask these kinds of questions. guest: i serve on the commerce committee. we remember where we were at on 9/11. there has been untold number of investigations. i am not familiar with that allegation. attorneythe district or members of congress on the intelligence committee that would be glad to hear that. host: richard is up next. caller: good morning. you are running for state office as i recall and you are going door-to-door through lindale. guest: i grew up in that area. host: that was the first year i could vote. i was going toÉe vote for that man. you came to the door and there was sweat on your brow. guest: i had a lot more hair. here we are 40 years later. we have tens of millions of ait for thatat w government check to come in. i will give you an example. i am a cancer survivor. there were people from all over the world to be treated, from country to had government health ca
of california, but other states, a vision for what people really want. they want to be participants. they don't want to live in the shadows. and there's many parts of the immigration reform that we have to pay attention to. i happen to believe very strongly, and i think everybody in this room does, we can't lose family unification as part of it. we have to have a path for people who have been here, maybe on paper not legally, but they're americans like everybody else. it's just on paper they weren't. we've got to get them fully participating, not subject to some immigration judge's decision that because their paperwork of their parents weren't right that they have to be ousted from this country. i think there are so many parts of immigration that must be had and that's why we're advocating. and i am together with literally every elected leader in this city that san francisco is special. we know we're not the only voice in the country. so, we have to talk to other mayors in iowa, in indiana, in alabama and in florida, saying that there's a lot for immigrants to contribute to this cou
>> comg up next on "california country.. it's crunch time as we dig up what goes into one of our favorite snacks... and you don't even have to leave your car to see how farming is blossoming in one part of the state this time of year... then we put the "fun" back ifungi with tips from an expert. it's all ahead and starts now. [captioninmade possible by california farm bureau federation] >> welcome to the show. i'm your host tracy llers. we're in the beautiful mountains of el dorado county today, which is just a short drive away from sacramento. andhat brings us to our first story. if you're anything like me, you've probably consumed this next produce item at let once this week. that's because it's been called america's favorite vegeble. but we like to call it a reason to get our hands dirty and meet some real potato pioneers. with their adaptability and versatility, it's wonder potatoes are a fan favorite. bad, mashed, diced, or scalloped, no matter how you slice it, from potato chips to french fries d almost anything in between, the potato has been a staple of our diet through
association of northern california right here in san francisco. they're a wealth of information and resources. >> what kinds of things might you encourage tenants to do besides simply get tenants renters insurance and earthquake insurance, what else do you think tenants should do? >> i think it's really important to know if they happen to be in the building where is the safest place for them to go when the shaking starts. if they're out of the building, whats' their continuity plan for connecting with family? they should give their emergency contact information to their resident manager so that the resident manager knows how to get in touch. and have emergency supplies on hand. the tenants should be responsible to have their extra water and flashlights and bandages and know how to use a toilet when there's no sewage and water flows down. and the owners of the building should be proactive in that regard as well. >> so, george, thank you so much for joining us. that was really great. and thanks to spur for hosting us here in this wonderful exhibit. and thank you for joining us (applause) >> wel
. the university of california is doing work. they're spending millions of dollars at the statement time but they focus their money on where they have their training programs because that's a training hospital and so -- we're able to get a lot of other public functions made accessible by them. so when you look at it, we're not going to have a truly ada compliant facility. that will be billions of dollars but we'll have an accessible building. just building five and putting in toilets, we're trying to be very strategic in what we're doing so we're not putting a toilet in that will become someone's office. we know that clinics will migrate in, so we want to make sure that the toilets we're doing right now becomes the public toilet through that clinic. it's crafty work, but we're very happy with how things are going. it has taken a lot of work. we started on this in 2004. >> am i correct in hearing that you the patient experience of general hospital will improve greatly? >> yes. >> that is the first priority? >> yes. >> okay. thank you. >> we want to be able to create accessible work
of the san joaquin valley. bakersfield is the ninth largest city in california and the seed of current county which ranks third in the u.s. for agriculture and oil related production. with the help of bright house networks the next hour we'll bring you to the birthplace of the bakersfield sound to learn about the city's history and meet the local authors. we begin our special look at bakersfield with a look at russo's books a family owned and operated bookstore. >> i am michael russo of russo's books and bakersfield california. we have been here 24 years. it's a family owned business my parents, my two sisters my brothers and myself. we are here every day and loving it. my mom is the leader of the family and we have always been retail and we grew up with books. the opportunity came that a used bookstore went up for sale and we wanted to dive into the self ownership and own our own business. we saw bookstore globe for sale. it was a used bookstore and we jumped at the opportunity and it has just blossomed ever since. we came into the business at the end of the 80s, early 90s just as barnes & n
be coming to california. >> it's apparently pretty good reporting. but the cover -- i don't know. >> rolling stone rolling in controversy over its latest cover story which some retailers have already opted to ban. >>> a big part of the bay area economy came to a halt today when a longshore worker at the port of oakland died. >> reporter: it's starting to get back to normal, but it's far from normal yet. a backlog here, five hours after they started letting people in. the longshoreman, we've been told by family members, suffered a seizure, a heart attack, and crashed some machinery. >> reporter: dozens of trucks finally got way through the port of oakland this evening. >> they're unloading the trucks and the vessels right now? >> yes. >> reporter: the gate has been closed since early this morning, following the death of a longshoreman. >> she was a wonderful person. >> reporter: a spokesman tells me they followed tradition. after any worker dies on the job, the union starts work for 24 hours. >> reporter: many of the truckers who were stuck in the line wondered why the port had to be shut d
janet napolitano fue nombrada como la nueva presidente del sistema de universidades de california.. ---su nombramiento provoc protestas y hasta arrestos durante la junta de regentes de esta tarde.. take 2 box ---jaime peluffo reporta desde san franciso.. jaime.. take pkg :01 - :06 :09 - :13 :23 - :28 :53 - :58 1:00 - 1:05 1:14 - 1:18 1:29 - 1:34 1:52 - 1:57 trt: 2:02 o.c. regreso con ustedes al estudio. intro/jaime peluffo/san francisco 17:28:29 asi es, la principal queja de los manifestantes es que janet napolitano no representa los valores de la universidad de california. nats. alex aldana, quien traia colgada una pancarta que deca 'indocumentad o,' fue uno de los primeros manifestantes arrestado durante la junta de regentes del sistema de univerdades de california. s.o.t. alex aldana/indocumentad o 8:18:22 es una ofensa para todo el progresismo y el trabajo que se ha hecho aqui en california tener a alguien como napolitano como presidente en el sistema de universidades. otros 4 manifestantes fueron arrestados poco despus.. nats.. y tanto adentro, como afuera de la audiencia, lo
near the front of it. ticket also cost $10. there will be private security. >>> in southern california, a raging wildfire is moving dangerously close to more homes. these are live pictures are our nbc helicopter in los angeles. they're flying above the mountains in riverside county. you can see lots of billowing smoke. this fire is humongous. seven homes have been destroyed. >> it's pretty sad. i almost feel worse about the mountains than my house burning, because you can rebuild a house. the mountains are really sad. i have a hard time with that. >> dozens of aircraft and more than 3,000 firefighters have been brought in to battle these flames. the fire right now is only 15% contained. a forest service spokesman says human activity was the cause of the fire but would not elaborate. >>> temperatures here in the bay area are on the rise, meaning fire danger is a concern. chief meteorologist jeff ranieri is here with where that danger will be the highest. >> i do want to start off with good news, that's the fact we're not under a true offshore wind event, like back in the 'nin90s where w
is doing about it. >>> a lot of tropical clouds. rain in california. will it make it here. >>> we're on royal baby watch. prince william's wife, kate, yeah, she's about to give birth to their first child. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm ma'am cook in for tori campbell today. let's start with weather and traffic. steve is here to talk about the weather today. how does it look? >> we have high clouds and rain down south. but a lot of fog and a west wind means 60s, 70s and 80s. i think tuesday better opportunity for some rain here. here's sal. >>> the toll plaza is backed up for about 20, 25 minutes. >>> back to the desk. >>> the captain of a suspicious sailboat is in custody after a bizarre boat chase. we're live in sausalito. >> reporter: this is the bow in question. you can see it behind me it's moored here. it's not easy to see on first glance but if you take a closer look with the help of our zoom lens, you can see the name "fortune." coast guarders say yesterday afternoon, they spotted the sail
city in california has a way to handle these toxics and yet they let it sit there on the street for a month. ridiculous. any concerns about the pollution and a runoff? we saw the motor oil. >> yeah, that's what people are most concerned about. they are saying if a good, heavy rain came through here, that oil could flow into hidden lakes. so that's their main concern here tonight. you can see that shadow where that oil is flowing in the gutter and possibly on its way to the storm drain. >> let's hope they wake up and pick this thing up in the next 24 hours. kristen, thank you for that. >>> agents with the california department of justice arrested two state employees they say were on the take. california attorney general says 42-year-old, stephanie clark, and 62-year-old, danny took something from a vendor. investigators are still combing through the evidence. >> it's hard to say it stops here. we have a lot of things to go through. we seized computers. we seized paperwork. we have to go through all of that. if it leads anywhere else, i'll see if it does. other companies, other
reform expanded medicate which is called medi cal in california, prior to health reform, only certain low-income individuals were eligible for medical, primarily, children, seniors, and families with disabilities, they compromise a significant portion of the insured, health reform changes this beginning january 1, adults ages 18 to 64 with incomes between 0 and 138% of the federal po*rt level which is about 15 thousand 800 dollars for a single person will be eligible for medi cal, the current medi cal program that serves these people will be unchanged. those newly eligible will enroll into managed medi cal, it's important to note that eligibility does not equal enrollment, enrollment is not automatic, even today, about 1.3 million californians are already eligible for medi cal but have not enrolled, individuals will have to apply for medi cal which they can do at any time during the year. our exchange is called cover california, cover california is an online marketplace where individuals can purchase health insurance. individuals who have incomes that are above the medi cal threshold and
is located in an undue concentration area. there are no protests is recorded with the california department of alcoholic beverage control and letter of support is located with the california beverage control. there's no opposition from police station and alu recommendation is approval. >> thank you very much, inspector, colleagues, any questions for inspector fong? why don't we now open it up to public comment. is there any member of the public who would like to speak on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. again, we heard from the applicant, we heard from the police department. there are no speakers. i know that the district supervisor in in support of this request, so if we can entertain a motion. >> i did want to say that though my office is working with supervisor kim and cohen on getting stores to display more healthy options in the front of their store, especially whole grains frush produce and non-fat milk, many types of items as opposed to junk food, alcohol and cigarettes, but i still see that this is supported by the district supervisor and i'll be supportive of this
with cover california when it comes to finding monies available to make such an effort come into a reality, or folding into the department of public health budget as well, there are grass roots organizations organizing right now in the latino as well as chinese communities that need extra help, meaning financial support, on their outreach, but before we can do outreach, it's a level of education that needs to happen and there are resources that need to be developed and quite frankly purchased and paid for to get out there, so i don't know if your presentation discussed about this but this is something that i'm really sensitive ant because we don't have the opportunity, we are talking about people's lives here to allow this gap that -- to exist. there are a lot of people that now qualify for health care, for coverage. we need to make sure we are capturing every single person, every family that's out there and in this universe and getting them enrolled and i think the department of public health is going to need more health than just relying on their public clinic partners and allies, we nee
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